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If you love the classic Western Saddle but prefer something lighter and shorter, you should not miss the DP Saddle Quantum Short & Light Western. Guess What? This saddle is a Western Saddle on an English Tree!

Plus, the Short & Light Western is built on the Ultra-Flex Tree with a Fully Adjustable Gullet Width ranging from narrow to extra-wide.

It also has Wool Flocked Panels for extra comfort for horse and rider and is fabulous for those seeking comfort for their horse and themselves. With a Softly Padded Seat, this saddle is ideal for long trail rides, gaited horses, and endurance riders.

Tree: Ultra-Flex

Gullet: Adjustable Gullet Width

Seat Size: S3(18'') Compare to 17'' Western and 18.5'' English, Western Dressage Seat

Saddle Leather: Black

Seat Leather: Black Nappa, Super Soft Seat, Western Dressage Seat

Panel Leather: Black Nappa

Hardware: Stainless Steel

Channel Width: 3.1''(Wide)

Flocking: Medium(2.4''-3.1'')

Extras: D-Rings, Footman's Loops, 4x Latigo Strings, Black Leather Laced Stirrups

Tooling: Border Tooling G45

Weight: Approx 20lbs

Saddle Length: Approx 21''

Skirt Length: Approx 12''

Fender Length: Approx 16.9’’ - 22.8’’(43cm - 58cm Short)

Warranty: Used properly, with sensible care and proper storage, we grant the owners of our Quantum saddles a total period of 3 years, and 5 years warranty on the saddle tree

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General Questions

1. Do you have a trial period?

A: Yes, we offer a 7-day trial period starting the day you receive the saddle. To learn more about it, please visit our return policy.

2. Do you have a warranty?

A: Yes. Used properly, with sensible care and proper storage, we grant the owners of our Baroque, English and Quantum saddles a total period of 3 years, and 5 years warranty on the saddle tree; we grant the owners of our Treeless Startrekk Line saddles a total period of 2 years warranty on the saddle; we grant the owners of our Western Line saddles (excl. are all Flex Fit models) a total period of 5 years warranty on the saddle, and 10 years on the saddle tree.

3. Do you have a different seat size?

A: We listed all the in-stock saddles on the site. If you'd like to get a different seat size, please feel free to reach out to receive a "saddle arrival" notification or to create a special order(2-4 months).

4. Do you offer price match?

A: Yes, we do. We're very confident that we have the lowest prices across the nation. If you find a lower price for the same model, please let us know and we will match the price for you.

5. Do you offer FREE shipping?

A: Yes! And there is no taxes, no added costs. What you see is what you get. Plus, we provide Norton Shopping Guarantee with your purchase at no cost to you! To learn more about it, please see our shipping policy.

Saddle-Related Questions

1. What type of girth Quantum saddles use?

A: All the quantum saddles are equipped with English girth. To learn more about all types of Quantum saddles, please click here.

2. Can the fenders be substituted?

A: Yes. If you like the saddle but require a different fender length, please let us know.

3. What "WD" stands for?

A: "WD" stands for Western Dressage Seat.

4. How to take care of saddle leather?

A: There're three major steps: Correct storage, Cleaning, and Maintenance. To learn more about it, please click here.

5. What are and unique features of DP Saddlery and its product line?

A: We have a informative blog that talks about all the features in general. Please see the full article here.


Have a different question? Please visit our full FAQ page or contact us at info@saddlecolony.com

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  • Does this saddle take a western girth?

    Hello, Maryann! 

    This is a great question! All the quantum saddles are equipped with English Girth. Sorry about the confusion.


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Yes! We are offering Price Match.   If you found the same saddle at a lower price within 6 months after your purchase, please reach out and request a price match at your best convenience. This applies even to the prices from our own store at saddlecolony.com

We work hard to ensure that the prices of our horse saddles are the best available online.  This is why we guarantee that you will get the best price on all of our saddles.

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